I do a lot of arranging and composing in Dorico.
Often I need to be able to play my keyboard with a piano sound when arranging for wood wind or choir, to be able to hear certain harmonies where a flute path will sound awkward. So I thought if it would be possible to have a function in Dorico, that would let me switch between the instrument that I’m currently editing AND a predefined instrument (piano) that could kind of act as my grand, like in the old (not good old!) days where I did my arrangements at the piano.
You know press esc to get out of input mode and then maybe an a to switch to piano sound, and when the testing of the arrangement is finished hit the enter again, to continue to input notes.
A secondary option could be to let the user decide, that whenever Dorico is NOT in input mode, the midi thru should be playing the piano sound.
How does that sound?